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Times Too Wonders about Chu and Hydrogen

Grey Lady of New York asks whether Energy Secretary should not keep the hydrogen option open

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In an editorial today, Aug. 9, the New York Times agrees that President Bush over-emphasized hydrogen and that Secretary Chu is right to downplay it, but it joins this blogger in suggesting he might nonetheless want to restore $100 million in research funding to hedge against the possibility of breakthroughs. The $100 million "is not a lot of amount to invest to keep this promise alive," opines the newspaper.

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